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A Wedding Bouquet - 1 July 1950 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Hollingsworth
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Webster
'Webster was a name that was spoken'
Anne Negus
Peasant Girl Avril Navarre
Peasant Girl Sheila Nelson
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Douglas Steuart
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Brian Shaw
Josephine
'She may be wearing a gown newly washed and pressed'
Rosemary Valaire
Paul
'Pleasant, vivacious and quarrelsome'
Harold Turner
John
'An elder brother who regrets the illness of his father'
Richard Ellis
Violet
'She may be delightful or not, as it happens'
Julia Farron
Ernest
'May be a victim of himself'
Ray Powell
Therese
'Will be faintly neat'
Gerd Larsen
Julia
'Is known as forlorn'
Anne Heaton
Bridegroom
'They all speak as if they expected him not to be charming'
Robert Helpmann
Pépé
(Julia's dog) 'Little dogs resemble little girls'
Pauline Clayden
Arthur
'Very well I thank you'
Leslie Edwards
Guy
'unknown'
Michael Somes
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Paula Dunning
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Lorna Mossford
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Christine du Boulay
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Rosemary Lindsay
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Franklin White
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Henry Legerton
Bride
'Charming! Charming! Charming!'
Nadia Nerina
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Jill Gregory
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Dorothea Zaymes
Orator Robert Irving
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 1 July 1950 matinee
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 July 1950 (in Royal Opera House Collections)